Business Transformation Requires Transformational Leaders

Leadership and teaming skills are front and center in times of rapid change. Meet today’s constant disruption head on with expert guidance in leadership, business strategy, transformation, and innovation. Whether the disruption du jour is a digitally-driven upending of traditional business models, the pandemic-driven end to business as usual, or the change-driven challenge of staffing that meets your transformation plans—you’ll be prepared with cutting edge techniques and expert knowledge that enable strategic leadership.

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Why do technology projects succeed? The most vital ingredient is organizational and personal courage.

To date, contemporary theories, which include the behaviors, attitudes, and skills attributed to women in management roles, appear to have had little suc­cess in shifting the attitudes of decision makers in organizations to appoint women into leadership positions, and this includes the technology domain. It has been a quarter of a century since researchers Bernard M. Bass and Bruce J.

Abhijit Dasgupta, an accom­plished security risk leader with extensive experience in building and leading security risk and digital governance practices globally, comments on the changing threat landscape and highlights the enhanced risk from both new remote work practices across businesses as a result of COVID as well as from cryptocurrencies. He suggests strategies such as zero trust, perimeter-less, and multi-cloud.
James Motherway, a senior threat hunt analyst, offers practical insights on proactive defense with threat hunting and deception. He believes that, as cyberattacks become bolder and more widespread, reactive security is not enough. Even worse, many organizations suffer from detection blind spots or collect lots of data that does not help. Motherway believes security teams have no choice but to invest in proactive capabilities to protect their operations.
The authors describe how systemic risk should be factored in as a board priority and how to enhance preparedness. They argue that in terms of bolstering cybersecurity, the corporate boardroom is “too frequently a non­existent or under­performing control point for many organizations.” Zukis and Barsky go on to discuss the vulnerability of today’s highly connected and complex systems to systemic risks that can cause damage to the entire system. Finally, their article illustrates how boardroom mechanisms for governing digital and cyber risk can benefit enterprises.
In this issue of CBTJ, we address the question, “Why are cyberattacks on the rise, and what strategies/practices can organizations adopt to address and minimize the chance of these attacks?” Our five articles were carefully selected to highlight the strategies that enterprises can follow to enhance their security posture.

societal attitude that home and childcare duties should be carried out by women is widespread in many countries. During the COVID-19 global pandemic, more women than men lost their jobs or felt they had to stop work. But the IT sector initiated, and needs to continue with, COVID-19-induced societal transformation toward remote work.

The term “DEI” (diversity, equity, inclusion) is currently trending across the business world but is frequently and increasingly misused. In this Advisor, we break down each concept into simple language that can help your company "walk the talk" when it comes to organizational transformation.